Montreal and Detroit square off for division showdown

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Detroit Red Wings (4-3-2, third in the Atlantic) vs. Montreal Canadiens (2-8-0, eighth in the Atlantic)

Montreal; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Canadiens -144, Red Wings +120; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit faces Montreal in a matchup of Atlantic teams.

Montreal went 24-21-11 overall and 13-11-4 at home a season ago. The Canadiens scored 2.8 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 3.0 last season.

Detroit went 19-27-10 overall in the 2020-21 season while going 7-16-5 on the road. The Red Wings averaged 2.2 goals and 3.7 assists per game last season.

In their last meeting on Oct. 23, Montreal won 6-1. Mathieu Perreault recorded a team-high 3 points for the Canadiens.

INJURIES: Canadiens: Mathieu Perreault: out (eye).

Red Wings: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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